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Sterling Finger Lamp, Plus
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
British, ca 1772. A sterling finger lamp with a removable snuffer, rising on three feet, marked for sterling, London, 1772, and the maker's mark is partial HB?, ?PLUS a small pewter whale oil lamp, stamped 33 on the underside; sterling lamp ht. 4.5 in., silver wt. 11.94ozt (371.5g).

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
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Stevengraph Silk Woven Pictures
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